Thursday, December 8

Long pedestrian march launched from Harnai

HARNAI: Long pedestrian march under the aegis of Harnai Bachao Tehreek (HBT) from Harnai to Quetta commenced on Wednesday.

According to detail, long march of Harnai Bachao Tehreek led by Haji Khudaidad Bhatti, Noor Muhammad Shah, Chairman, HBT and Malik Akbar Tareen, Vice Chairman, attended by large number of tribal elders, workers of different political parties, social workers and students, departed for Quetta, demanding acceding to 47 demands, including restoration of railway line from Harnai to Sibbi area of Balochistan, maintaining law and order situation in District Harnai, providing job opportunities to the unemployed youth of Harnai, establishment of university campus in Harnai, steps against drug abuse, restoring old constituency status of Harnai, construction of sports complex in Harnai, provision of ambulances to all union councils of District Harnai, setting up offices for officers of district administration in Tehsil Shahrug, overcoming the deficiency of teaching staff in government girls colleges and schools of District Harnai.

Speaking on the occasion, Malik Akbar Tarin, Vice Chairman, HBT said that HBT was having no political agenda rather it waged struggle for the genuine rights of the people of Harnai. He added that protest of HBT would continue in Quetta city till the acceptance of all legitimate demands.